669 in the middle of next month. >>> california's unemployment rate has fallen to the lowest level in three and a half years, and the bay area is getting credit. last month, the state's jobless rate fell to 10.2%, down from 10.6% in august. in the bay area, there was a net increase of nearly 5,000 jobs, almost all of the growth came from alameda and contra costa counties. >> we saw four sectors in particular gain jobs, education and health services, financial, even leisure and hospitality. >>> well, the political cease fire didn't last too long, after playing nice at a charity event last night. today the candidates were back at it. president obama delivered his harshest speech yet, repeatedly using terms like sketchy, snow job and sales pitch. tonight, mitt romney hit right back. campaign strategists say it's only going to get worse. >> i mean, he's changing up so much, backtracking and sidestepping, we gotta name this condition that he's going through. i think it's called romnesia. >> the president accused romney of switching positions on abortion, tax cuts and energy production.